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Stories of Vietnam by Truong Buu Lam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book narrates 14 fairy tales,legends of Vietnam.Although it is illustrated,it is not a children book for such books usually narrate an edited version of their stories.This book submits an unexpurgated text. It thus addresses parents and grandparents who yearn to reacquaint with things heard or read long ago. Children may look only at the images and start fantasizing their own legends, tales.
An Attorney's Guide to Secession by Rik Kluessendorf
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Essay » Legal
The author offers up a path by which a group of people may secede from the United States, peacefully, legally, and successfully. In doing so, the author examines the relationship between states, citizens, and the United States government. This short work is intended as thoughtful political entertainment.
The Sixties, A Generation of Innovation and Imagination Revisited by Lily Silver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The decade of the 1960's was one of the most challenging of the twentieth century. The sixties brought us the Summer of Love, the Beatles and the civil rights movement. It was a time of communes and drug experimentation. Take a peek back into this exciting era to discover a generation fighting for massive social, religious & political changes we take for granted today.
Pilgrimage: Exploring France's Ancient Pilgrim Towns by G McDougall
Series: Pilgrimage, 3. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Be inspired! Pilgrimage explores France's ancient towns on the Santiago Pilgrim's Way. Relive the journey with poetic affection and bite, lovingly written, with a vibrant and passionate pen. You'll want to see Conques, Decazeville, Pont St Espirit and Espalion for yourself. Commentators say Pilgrimage is “beautiful poetic writing", written with “Inspired metaphor”, “to a breathless walking rhythm
Pilgrimage: Meeting France and Spain's Pilgrim Towns by G McDougall
Series: Pilgrimage, 1. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Pilgrimage is off-the-scale travel writing: comic, affectionate, using 'inspired metaphor'; 'beautiful poetic writing', '... to a breathless walking rhythm.' Whether you walk, ride or drive the camino or pilgrimage path to Santiago, after reading Garry's poetic you'll understand so much more of the pilgrimage experience, with inspired insights into the incredible heritage towns along 'the Way'.
Hollywood and the Killer Lesbian by Robert Cettl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Robert Cettl. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Amidst the socio-sexual upheavals of the 1970s, Hollywood used a re-envisioning of the detective character from traditional film noir to essay the threat to heterosexual patriarchy posed by transgressive homosexuality. Thus, in one 1972 film emerged American cinema's way of dealing with that threat - the archetype of the Killer Lesbian was cemented!
Three Articles: The Dark Knight Rises, Bronson & The Prestige by Lee Robert Adams
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Christopher Nolan is one of the most profitable and influential directors of the last decade, with films such as the Dark Knight Trilogy and Inception. But is Nolan an inherently boring director, or, a "man who dreams by Powerpoint"?
Earth Star: A Monograph on the 1977 Vision of Battlestar Galactica by Steven O'Donoghue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The Battlestar Galactica franchise has undergone many changes throughout its history, from the books by Richard Hatch to the reimagined TV series of Ron Moore. This monograph goes back to the beginning to undercover the earliest version of the show. Examining unused scripts, storyboards and other production documentation, it reveals the universe of Battlestar Galactica 1977.
Schlock Sleaze & Cheesy Bs by Ian Watson
Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism(5.00 from 1 review)
Sexploitation! Shocksploitation! Blaxploitation! Grindhouses and drive-ins may be gone, but the b-string and basement budget pictures that played them have endured. With their bad acting, drooping mikes and constant mix of day/night shots, you wouldn't call them well-made but there's a strange appeal to their raw, unrestrained shenanigans. Welcome to the golden age of Exploitation Cinema!
Kubrick vs King - The Shining (1980) vs The Shining (1997) by Lee Robert Adams
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Stephen King disliked Stanley Kubrick's interpretation of his novel The Shining so much he produced his own six hour made for TV version. This article compares King's efforts to restore his original vision with Kubrick's supernatural masterpiece.
October Horror: Musings on Horror Movies by C. Patrick Neagle
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
If you have a love for horror movies--for turning off the lights and curling up on the sofa with a bowl of popcorn and a cozy blanket and something frightening on the TV--then you'll want to read "October Horror". The author loves horror movies, too, and spent at least 8,000 words writing about his favorites (and his least favorites). There's humor, and maybe even some insights...maybe.
Any Last Words? or A Collection of Funny or Mildly Ironic Final Quotes by Jake Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A huge history fan and of famous quotes, Jake Murphy presents ‘Any last Words…?’ a hysterical collection of the funniest or mildly awkward final words of history’s biggest players from around the world and from all the ages. This is no ordinary quotation book, it’s a funny one!
Movies by the Book: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Alonso Delarte
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: American English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Essay » Literature
"The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the most adapted novels in the literature. This book examines three film adaptations of the classic Sherlock Holmes story for faithfulness to the source material.
The Pawn Business by Michael Harry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
New Image! New Image! New Image! Remember the days of the seedy looking pawnbroker in the dingy looking store that just looked like they were ready to rip you off? Remember how embarrassing it was if someone knew that you or someone you knew had even entered a pawn shop. The thoughts that you had to be desperate broke, on drugs or alcohol, a thief, or just a person with a questionable morals.
Mel Gibson's Breach of Faith by David Hazony
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Matá. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Few Hollywood figures are as divisive today as Mel Gibson. He's been accused of anti-Semitism, of mistreating others, and of religious fanaticism. In this 2004 essay, written at the height of the scandal surrounding The Passion of the Christ, David Hazony asks whether he is also betraying the ideas and principles on which he built his fame. A must read today as it was then.
John Wayne: The Westerns by David Morrell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Few film actors had the lasting popularity of John Wayne, especially when he appeared in westerns. In this comprehensive essay, Rambo-creator David Morrell analyzes Wayne’s career in westerns and explores his fascinating, complex personality, including his Latin studies in high school and his skills as a chess player. Even Wayne’s most knowledgeable fans will be surprised by this insightful essay.